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Nursing: RN-to-BSN

Four-Year Bachelor of Science (BS) in Nursing Degree

Our online RN-to-BSN program is offered in manageable seven-week terms with five start dates throughout the year. Study full time or part time with a curriculum designed for the working registered nurse. With our high-quality instruction and personal approach, you can reach your goal of moving ahead in your nursing career with a bachelor’s degree!

If you are an RN and want to advance your career, this program is designed for you. You will study statistics, pathophysiology, ethics, epidemiology, health assessment, health policy, leadership, and more. With a focus on critical thinking, you will develop and strengthen the skills necessary for clinical management of patients within a constantly changing healthcare environment. Precepted practicum experiences for select courses are completed in a location in your hometown community.

• Admissions requirements include an Associate Degree in nursing from an accredited institution with a minimum 2.6 GPA.

• Required courses: English Composition, General Psychology, Anatomy and Physiology I, Anatomy and Physiology II, Microbiology, and Statistics*.

*Statistics course may be completed following admission.

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The Delhi Difference

  • We are fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Edication in Nursing (ACEN) and registered by the New York State Education Department.
  • Earn credit for work experience! If you have worked as a registered nurse for at least one year, you can get up to 12 academic credits toward general requirements for electives in social sciences, natural sciences, math, and humanities.
  • Our faculty have the highest credentials in the field and are respected for their engagement in research and scholarship.
  • We are committed to student-centered learning and success. Your professional academic advisor will guide you from registration to graduation.
  • Enjoy the flexibility of studying full time or part time and choosing from five start dates: August, October, January, March, or May.
  • Take advantage of affordable public tuition and financial aid options.
  • Our state-of-the-art curriculum emphasizes the use of technology such as virtual clinical simulation to prepare you for the global health care environment.
  • Our personalized support services include financial aid, online library resources, tutoring, and technology tools.
  • Our practicum coordinators will assist you in finding a practicum location in your community or location of  choice.

  • Our program is recognized nationwide:
    • Ranked #2 in New York and #6 in the nation for Best Online RN-to-BSN Programs by
    • Ranked #7 most affordable online RN-to-BSN program 2019 by
    • Recognized for flexible practicum experiences by
    • Ranked #48 best online bachelor’s programs in 2019 by U.S. News & World Report
    • Program Completion: > 60%

  • According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average median salary for RNs with a BSN degree is $73,000, with earning potential upwards of $92,000 in top-paying industries.

Completion Rate: 100% of students will graduate in 4 years:
Academic Year # of Students Started/Graduated in 4 Years Completion Rates
Spring 2018-2022
Fall 2018-2022
Fall 2019-2023

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What Can You Do With This Degree?

  • Increased hiring potential as an RN at a hospital (most hospitals require RNs to have a BSN degree) 
  • Charge nurse 
  • Nurse manager 
  • Public health nurse 
  • Case management nurse 

Alumni Highlights

  • Todd Schultz ’14 – Head Nurse of the Post-Anesthesia Care Unit, Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY 
  • Susan Sulzinski ’10 –  Hospice Nurse, Kansas Hospice Center, Westhampton, NY 

Acen Accredidation SealThe RN-BSN nursing program at SUNY Delhi located in Delhi, NY is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326 P: (404) 975-5000 The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the RN-BSN nursing program is continuing accreditation.

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